Trustee - Furniture Reuse Charity

Friern Barnet, North London

Have you got what it takes to become a Trustee? Do you believe in helping others? If so, Barnet Furniture Centre are currently recruiting trustees to join our Board. We are an independent (not for profit) furniture and electrical reuse charity started in 2011.

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Who we are

Barnet Furniture Centre (BFC) is an independent furniture and electrical re-use project set up in 2011, and a not-for-profit registered charity, that brings multiple benefits to the local community and surrounding boroughs.

The role

We would like to expand our Board of Trustees and it is an exciting time to join us. We are currently developing our new 2-year plan to find additional premises and to find new premises when our current lease ends in 2026. This will create an even bigger impact to the people and families we support, which you have a key role in shaping and influencing.

We are particularly interested in hearing from you if you have a background or advanced knowledge in Environmental issues/Climate change, HR and/or Finance, Property Management/Re-development or Procurement, Fundraising, Commercial/Business acumen.

Being a Trustee can be hard work and it’s unpaid, however, it can be immensely rewarding, providing both expected and unexpected opportunities for personal development. The Board of Trustees ultimately have responsibility for the charity and lead on the development and strategy and while you bring your skills and energy to leading the charity, you will also find you are gaining new ideas, networks, experience, and knowledge. By becoming a Trustee, you will also have significant opportunity to help shape the strategic direction of the charity to ensure that it continues to support the community, alleviate furniture poverty, improve lives and help protect the environment

​Barnet Furniture Centre actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion within the workplace.

Time commitment – Ideally 0 -5 hours per month

There are generally four meetings per year with the flexibility of being held on-line or in person. Meeting times are generally held on a weekday evening from 5.30pm – 7pm There are additional meetings throughout the year, such as the AGM and Trustee Away Days which is an opportunity to brainstorm or discuss emerging or urgent topics.

Remuneration: This is a voluntary position and therefore does not pay a salary,

For further information, please contact Brigid Casey (Project Manager) on 0208 361 6802 or email brigid@barnetfurniturecentre.org

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